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LATEST LAST MINUTE BAREBOAT SPECIALS!

by Gordon
April 2007

Each year around this time, we here in the North begin to think about summer. With our first boat show only days away, we get excited about uncovering our own boats. The sun actually begins to feel warm on your face, and although it is brutally cold here today we have already seen our first mud! This summer has some incredible deals available to those who book early and love to get the best value for their dollar. You can always see a full list of specials posted on our site but here are some extra special highlights.

CYOA in St. Thomas just announced that they will offer 25% off any remaining weeks in April and May on their Bahia 46's. This is huge! They also have some last minute specials and of course 15% off ten or more days in season D (Jun 7th to Oct 31st) on catamarans. Monohulls take 10 nights for the price of 7 (equal to 30%).

V.I.P. in St Thomas has the following specials: Apr 15th – Jul 11th, 2007 (Spring rates): PowerCat 42 10 Days for 8,
Power – Tarquin 44 10 Days for 9, Sail – Jeanneau 49 15% off charters over 8 days, Sail – Jeanneau 40 or 45 10 Days for 8
Jul 12th – Aug 31st, 2007 (Summer rates): PowerCat 42 10 Days for 8, Power – Tarquin 49 9 Days for 8,
Sail – Jeanneau 49 9 Days for 8, Sail – Jeanneau 40 or 45 10 Days for 8.

Horizon on Tortola continues their 10 for 7 offer this year for July 10 to Oct. 31. There are a number of last minute specials on certain yachts, plus a 10% "Early Bird" special for Thanksgiving and a May special 10% off or 10 for 7 if booked by March 31st!

Voyage is offering up to 15% off charters of ten or more days, and as always last minute deals are possible as well. Please call for details.

TMM is now offering 10 days for the price of 7 on all BVI mono-hulls and the entire Belize fleet from June 5 thru October 31, 2007. These specials apply to NEW CHARTER BOOKINGS ONLY. No other discounts apply on specials.
They also do 10 to 15% off for charters of 10 or more days in seasons C and D (Apr. 24 to Dec. 19)
SPECIAL OFFER - CHARTER THE LEOPARD 47 'SMOKE AND ROSES' IN TORTOLA FOR ANY REMAINING WEEKS IN SEASON "A" FOR THE FABULOUS PRICE OF $9000.00 A WEEK!!

Sunsail has their usual Summer Reef Weeks 15% to 25% from June 1 to October 31 on all monos up to 48 feet. In addition various weeks from now through August 24th, 15 or 25% off for Friday starts. How about Premier Yachts at standard rates! Sail the NEW Sunsail 39 or Sunsail 43 this spring and summer, and get a free upgrade from Bareboat to Premier Bareboat in the Caribbean. Simply reserve your Sunsail 39 or 43 by March 31st and sail anytime through August. A great deal if you have the flexibility.

Moorings offers savings in Tahiti. Take 10% off when you book your next bareboat charter there. Explore these beautiful islands anytime between 1 July and 31 October, 2007 * You must book by March 31, 2007 to qualify for this offer. Moorings Captain Card Holders will receive an additional 5% Captain's Rewards discount. 6-day minimum charter. New bareboat bookings only.  Other restrictions may apply.
Family & Friends Caribbean savings Sail this summer in the Caribbean and enjoy special savings. Save 10% off regular rates on catamarans* over 40’ and monohulls over 48’ anytime between June 1 and Oct 31, 2007 in Tortola, St. Martin, Martinique, St. Lucia, Canouan, Belize, Baja and The Bahamas. Must book by March 31, 2007
Sail and Save 10% in the Mediterranean. Sail this summer and get special savings in July and August 2007. You will receive 10% savings when you sail from any base in Greece* (Athens, Corfu, Kos, Lefkas, Skiathos, Syros) or Croatia* (Kremik, Dubrovnik) on select yacht models. Book by March 31, 2007 to take advantage of this special offer.  *Valid on the Moorings S.O. 45 and 494 in Greece and the Moorings  39.1 and 51.5 in Croatia. New bookings of 7 days or longer; based on availability. 
2007 Summer Savings are here throughout the Caribbean in the summer of 2007! Book a five to 13 day charter and receive 10%* savings or sail for 14-days or longer and receive 20%* savings. This offer is valid for all departures between June 1 and Oct 31, 2007 Tortola, St. Martin, Martinique, St. Lucia, Canouan, Belize, Baja and The Bahamas.

NauticBlue has the "Cruise the Bahamas and Virgin Islands and Save" special. Enjoy a 10% savings when you charter in Tortola, British Virgin Islands between April 15 and May 18, 2007 or the Bahamas anytime before March 31, 2007. You must book your charter by March 31, 2007 for the Tortola option.

Footloose has "Big Savings on Big Boats" sail in the Caribbean this summer and save on larger-sized monohulls and catamarans. Sail between June 1 and October 31, 2007 in Tortola or St. Vincent and you'll save 10%.
Last Minute Savings Charter in Tortola or St. Vincent anytime before April 30, 2007 and you'll save 10%. To qualify, please book your yacht before March 31, 2007. This offer is valid on all boat types and is not combinable with any other discounts. New bookings only of 5 days or more.
Summer Savings sail from Tortola or St. Vincent anytime between June 1 and October 31, 2007 and you'll save up to 20%* off the price of your charter. Book a 5 to 13 day charter and receive 10% savings or sail for 14-days and save 20% off the price of your charter. Not valid on catamarans over 40’ or monohulls over 48’.
*New bookings only. Not combinable with any other offer. To qualify, book before March 31, 2007. Minimum of a 5-day charter. Other restrictions may apply.

Catamaran Company:
Season B: Jan 7 – Jan 24 & Apr 8 – May 19 Repeat Charterers: 8 Days for price of 7 day + 5% discount or 10% discount on 7 day charter First Time Charterers: 8 Days for price of 7 or 5% discount on 7 day charter
Season C: May 20 – July 28 & Oct 25 – Dec 20 Repeat Charterers: 9 days for the price of 7 + 5% discount or 10% discount on a 7 day charter or more. First Time Charterers: 9 Days for the price of 7 or 10% discount on 7 day charter
Season D: July 29 – Oct 24 Repeat Charterers: 10 days for the price of 7 + 5% discount or 10% discount on 7 day charter or more. First Time Charterers: 10 days for the price of 7 or 10% discount on a 7 day charter or more.

If you don't see what you are looking for, give us a call. These specials change all the time and hey, it never hurts to ask right? Happy Sailing ~~~~_/) ~~~~


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